IFT Comments on the Draft Framework and Outline for the US Government Global Nutrition Coordination Plan

June 3, 2014

IFT submitted comments on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Draft Framework and Outline for the U.S. Government Global Nutrition Coordination Plan.  IFT commended the U.S. government’s efforts to develop a Global Nutrition Coordination Plan to help various agencies work more coherently and maximize the use of limited resources with the ultimate goal to improve people’s health through more coordinated efforts.  IFT emphasized the role of food science and technology in developing solutions to address public health concerns such as to improve nutrition, and enhance health, wellness and human potential at each stage of the life cycle.  Additionally, IFT offered to provide scientific and technical input in the development of the Global Nutrition Coordination Plan to the Technical Working Group.

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